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Below is a family biography included in History of Warren County, Iowa published by Union Historical Company in 1879.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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BRAMHALL, E. E., farmer, Sec. 16; P. O. Spring Hill; born in, Ohio in the year 1838, and was raised there; came from that State to this county in February, 1851; was married in this county to Miss Isabel Cummings, of Indiana, in the year 1865; they have a family of two sons: Wm. E. and Perry E.; he enlisted in the late war of the rebellion, in Co. E, 4th Iowa Infantry, July 17,1861, and was mustered out at Davenport, August 8, 1865, and participated in the following engagements: Pea Ridge, Ark., siege of Vicksburg, Atlanta Campaign and Sherman’s March to the Sea; was at Sherman’s Grand Review at Washington City, 1865; owns an improved farm of 160 acres.

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This family biography is one of 548 biographies included in The History of Warren County, Iowa published in 1879.  For the complete description, click here: Warren County, Iowa History and Genealogy

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